February 2, 2019

Most missionaries find it difficult to return to their home country after having lived and served for years on the mission field. Spending time, absorbing another culture, acquiring another language and seeing life through the eyes of those who are very different from...

January 26, 2019

 Carlos Ulises, Jorge, Gerardo and Luis are ready for exercise

In trying to balance a preparatory school schedule with their responsibilities at Hope House or the barber shop, our older boys had grown a little round ’round the edges. The daily soccer routine had gone on...

January 19, 2019

Sabbatical: from the Hebrew word Shabbat or Sabbath. It refers to a rest or break from work.

It traditionally last a year and should be observed every seven years. Because of the extreme weight and emotional toll which accompanies missions, many mission organizations r...

January 12, 2019

I had been practicing English with a client at a job-site, telling stories of Mexico and different job techniques between the U.S. way and the Mexican way.  As I worked on the kitchen, the man began to ask me questions about where I learned my carpentry skills and why...

January 5, 2019

Waiting for our table outside under an umbrella in the rain - and enjoying a hot cup of coffee.

Leaning over with a smile he asked me, “Are you Jesus people?”

My wife and I were seated in a bustling, crowded restaurant enjoying a late breakfast. We had dutifully read the...

December 29, 2018

Thanks to so many, the boys at Hope House were blessed with a wonderful Christmas.  The traditions of opening presents, family dinner and marshmallows on an open fire keep the boys and staffs spirits joyous. 

We are grateful for everyone who hosted a Christmas par...

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